September 17, 2019
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Video and pics: Cristiano Ronaldo makes a dashing entry at Champions League awards 2019

Legendary striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated for UEFA player of the year 2019 award alongside his rival Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk. The three players were nominated after a public voting which happened throughout the month of September. Its worth mentioning that Virgil van Vjik is the only defender to be nominated as the other two are strikers.

The event is currently underway at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco and Ronaldo made a stylish entry which has set the eyeballs rolling. He posed for the shutterbugs, met the fans and also gave them his priceless autograph.

Retirement talks

Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted that he may take a call on his football career as early as next year. The 34-year-old currently plies his trade for Juventus in Serie A and has played for clubs like Real Madrid and Manchester United. Ronaldo scored 28 goals in 43 games in all competitions to win the Serie A title for Juventus but the club’s Champions league dream was shattered by Ajax. However, the former Manchester United player has 5 Champions League title victory to his name(4 with Real Madrid and 1 with Manchester United)

“I don’t think about that,” Ronaldo told TVI as reported by Goal when asked about his retirement plans.

“Maybe I can finish my career next year… but I can also play up to 40 or 41,” said the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. I don’t know. What I always say is to enjoy the moment. The gift is excellent and I have to continue to enjoy it,” he said.

Ronaldo, who sits at number two spot in the list of highest goal scorers in history with 88 goals in 158 matches said that there is no one who has achieved more milestones than him.

“Are there any football players who have more records than me?” he asked. “I don’t think there are any footballers who have more records than me,” he added.

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